Do Physicians Rely on Patient Wishes to Make Surrogate Decisions in the Hospital?
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2008 April; 56(4, supplement): S178
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Torke, Alexia M.; Moloney, Rachael; Siegler, Mark; Abalos, Anna; Alexander, G. Caleb (2010-03)OBJECTIVES: To explore the degree to which physicians report reliance on patient preferences when making medical decisions for hospitalized patients lacking decisional capacity. DESIGN: Cross-sectional survey. SETTING: ...
Torke, Alexia M.; Alexander, G. Caleb; Lantos, John; Siegler, Mark (2007-06-11)The physician-patient relationship is a cornerstone of the medical encounter and has been analyzed extensively. But in many cases, this relationship is altered because patients are unable to make decisions for themselves. ...